keep it together
homeschooling, humor

This is how well I keep it all together

Asa climbed in my lap with a book for me to read: Blossom Possom, a uniquely Australian twist on Chicken Little. He snuggled down and I began to read. Fortunately for him, I was newly back from the Read Aloud Nebraska conference and decided to try out my newly acquired voice acting skills. Unfortunately for me, this book has a…

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humor, Rural life

A day in the life of a wannabe farmer

Recently, leaving the city for a more “sustainable” life on a hobby farm seems to be all the rage. Now, I love our life out here, but I thought I’d provide a little snapshot of life with animals. Both for those considering making the jump into the homesteading movement and for those who are more the armchair dreamer type. Because…

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birdwatching, humor

Road trips with boys

So, over the weekend our 4H group went out to Kearney, Nebraska to see the sandhill crane migration. Somehow, I ended up with all the boys. ALL the boys. Just let that sink in for a moment. One hundred sixty miles one way with ALL the boys from our 4H group. Somewhere along the way, they decided to have a…

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